Southwestern Electric Power Company is upgrading the 39th Street - Bann 69-kilovolt transmission line. The project involves rebuilding about 11 miles of power line to increase reliability for the area and strengthen the local power grid. The estimated project budget is $23 million.
Phase 1: Bann Substation - Red Lick REA Substation - Completed in Fall 2019
Phase 2: Red Lick Substation - Richmond Road Substation - Completed in Summer 2020
Phase 3: 39th Street Substation - REA Tap - August 2020 - February 2021
Phase 4: Richmond Road Substation - NW Texarkana Substation - January 2021 - May 2021
SWEPCO held a come-and-go informational open house to introduce the project on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Texarkana Convention Center in Texarkana.
Typical Structure Height in residential areas north of I-30: Approximately 75 feet
Typical Structure Height from 39th Street – I-30: Approximately 100 feet
Typical Distance Between Structures: Approximately 300-400 feet
SWEPCO is committed to carefully balancing the energy needs of homes and businesses while protecting the environment and natural beauty of the region.
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